Laois Sport

‘It’s Cloth Cap For Me’ – Slippers Madden

 The Day I’ll Never Forget By Niall “Slippers” Madden IT was the biggest race win of my career and as far as I’m concerned, it’s the jump race that every National Hunt jockey wants to win as they are growing...

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Livelovelaugh is the one to keep an eye on in Aintree today – MADDEN

By Niall “Slipper” Madden We have a few Grade 1’s today (Friday) in Aintree including the Novices Hurdle which is...

Friday, 09/04/21 - 5:25am Read More

Laois teams will be back in action next month

By Denis J. Croke LAOIS senior hurlers could be back in national league action by Saturday 8 May under the...

Thursday, 08/04/21 - 4:07pm Read More

“Slippers” naps Tiger Roll in Aintree today

By Niall “Slipper” Madden The Irish don’t have as big a team going to Aintree as we did to Cheltenham...

Thursday, 08/04/21 - 9:18am Read More

Ladies football National League to kick off in May

By Denis J. Croke THE Ladies Gaelic Football Association wasted no time in availing of the opportunity to reveal their...

Thursday, 08/04/21 - 8:58am Read More

NIALL “SLIPPERS” MADDEN’S FAIRYHOUSE PREVIEW

Latest Exhibition is the one to beat in the National What does Fairyhouse Easter Festival mean to me. Look it’s...

Friday, 02/04/21 - 11:32am Read More

GAA authorites urge caution and stresses collective training not allowed until mid-April

Revised fixtures calendar for 2021 by the end of next week By Denis J. Croke The GAA has welcomed the...

Wednesday, 31/03/21 - 12:47pm Read More

Charlie was a Laois man when it came to the GAA

  THERE was a united sense of loss and regret in the communities of Carlow town and Killeen, Maganey, Co...

Wednesday, 31/03/21 - 12:28pm Read More

Jack and Paul’s photo grabs national award

By Denis J. Croke A PHOTOGRAPH taken by Laois GAA PRO Paul Dargan has won a national human rights award....

Saturday, 27/03/21 - 10:20am Read More

Michael gets huge support from GAA stars for his first book

Laois GAA TV creator’s first book is available from tomorrow By Denis J. Croke MICHAEL Egan’s first book Declan Kirby...

Friday, 26/03/21 - 2:38pm Read More

National Sport

Hideki Matsuyama remains on course for maiden major title at Augusta

Phil Casey, PA Golf Correspondent Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama recovered from a shaky start to remain on course to claim his first major title in the 85th Masters. Matsuyama took a four-shot lead over Justin Rose, Xander Schauffele, Will Zalatoris and...

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Son Heung-min racially abused after Tottenham’s defeat to Manchester United

Nick Purewal, PA Tottenham have condemned “abhorrent” racist abuse directed at Son Heung-min on social media following Sunday’s 3-1 home...

Sunday, 11/04/21 - 9:28pm Read More

Alexandre Lacazette double sends Sheffield United closer to relegation

Sean Taylor, PA Arsenal kept alive their hopes of European qualification with victory at Bramall Lane as Sheffield United’s inevitable...

Sunday, 11/04/21 - 9:18pm Read More

Republic of Ireland suffer friendly loss to Belgium

PA Sport Staff Tine De Caigny fired Belgium to a 1-0 friendly win over the Republic of Ireland. The 23-year-old...

Sunday, 11/04/21 - 9:13pm Read More

Leinster to face La Rochelle in Champions Cup last four

PA Sport Staff Leinster will face La Rochelle in the Heineken Champions Cup semi-finals on the weekend of April 30th-May...

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Man Utd pile pressure on former boss Jose Mourinho with comeback win at Spurs

Jonathan Veal, PA Manchester United piled the pressure on their former manager Jose Mourinho with a 3-1 win at Tottenham...

Sunday, 11/04/21 - 6:55pm Read More

Roy Keane: Son Heung-min ’embarrassing’ in build-up to United’s disallowed goal

PA Sport Staff Roy Keane labelled Son Heung-min “embarrassing” for his part in Manchester United’s disallowed goal against Tottenham. Edinson...

Sunday, 11/04/21 - 6:04pm Read More

Jesse Lingard strikes twice as West Ham hold on to beat Euro rivals Leicester

Andy Sims, PA Jesse Lingard continued his one-man crusade to get West Ham into the Champions League with two goals...

Sunday, 11/04/21 - 4:34pm Read More

Substitute Allan Saint-Maximin inspires Newcastle to vital victory at Burnley

Ian Parker, PA Allan Saint-Maximin came off the bench to inspire Newcastle to a vital 2-1 victory at Burnley that...

Sunday, 11/04/21 - 3:08pm Read More

Masters day three: Hideki Matsuyama out in front after weather-affected Saturday

By Phil Casey, PA Golf Correspondent Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama produced a brilliant 65 to open up a four-shot lead after...

Sunday, 11/04/21 - 12:57pm Read More

Sport Columnists

RUGBY – Portlaoise signal intention in season opener

Portlaoise 26 Thurles 22 PORTLAOISE signalled their intention to rebuild their side into a force to be reckoned with at Togher on Sunday last. Captain Rosie Palmer led her team into the first competitive match of the season with trepidation...

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Ruanbeg rescued

WRITE a book on any subject and that topic becomes part of the author’s mental make-up both before and long...

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